His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani Emir of Qatar visited on 5th November 2012 the award-winning "1001 Inventions" show in Doha, accompanied by HH Sheikha Al-Mayassa, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Qatar Museums Authority. The Emir's visit to the blockbuster exhibition, based in the city's Qatar Museums Authority Museum of Islamic Art Park, gave him the opportunity to witness the show's enormous popularity with local children and adults. Opened by HH Sheikha Al-Mayassa on the 17th of October 2012, the 1001 Inventions attraction has already welcomed more than 50,000 visitors keen to explore astounding scientific achievements from "The Golden Age" of Muslim civilization.
His Highness Emir of Qatar Visits “1001 Inventions” Exhibition in Doha
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The painting Lady Mary Wortley Montagu with her son, Edward Wortley Montagu, and attendants attributed to Jean Baptiste Vanmour (oil on canvas, circa 1717). © National Portrait Gallery, London: NPG 3924.
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